Docs Ireland: Competition Shorts Programme 1

BBFC RatingDocs Ireland: Competition Shorts Programme 1

Showing: 24 June 2023

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Sat 24 Jun 2023

CertificateNot Rated
GenreDocumentary, Shorts
Running Time1HR 15MINS
Extra InfoRec 18+
SeasonDocs Ireland 2023

Docs Ireland presents Programme 1 of their Competiton Shorts, 2023.

A mother’s love for her baby - Cat and Éiméar McClay

The sins of the Magdalene Laundries and the corruptions of the Catholic church are explored through a combination of 3D animation and experimental prose, giving a voice to the historically marginalised.

Echo - Ross McClean

Allister, a man with damaged vocal cords, overcomes his loneliness in an unusual way in this short which celebrates the power of community no matter what shape it takes.

My Name Is Joseph - Seán Murray

This harrowing documentary exposes the institutional and systemic failures that contributed to the death in custody of 20-year-old Joseph Rainey. 

The Cities I Live In - Rabie Mustapha

A filmmaker from Damascus tells his infants how he came to settle in Belfast, a poignant and moving essay film about life between troubled cities.

Bloodshed - Eva Babington

Three young women relate their experiences with period pain in this documentary which highlights the failings of the education and healthcare systems in dealing with menstruation.

Followed by a short Q&A with some of this year's filmmakers.